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IMHO, Amtrak is the only way to travel to New York City!
1 year ago on New York City Awaits, We’re Pumped to Take You
I live in Jacksonville and think that this picture is awesome, but I am still hoping for the day that Amtrak's station moves back downtown. The old Union Terminal building is not only historic but more easily accessible...
1 year ago on Photo of the Week!
I always wondered why there are no sightseeing cars on the East Coast trains. That would be nice, right?
1 year ago on Welcome to the Observation Car!
@Amtrak I know that you can't say it, so I will. Every Amtrak passenger should contact his/her elected officials about seeking more funding for passenger rail service. Right now, our collective silence allows politicians to ignore the needs of train riders. Not only should we contact Congress, we should contact our respective state legislatures and departments of transportation to lobby for more funding for passenger rail...
1 year ago on Inside Our Bedroom Suites
@CatalinaVDR Amen! Amtrak is really pushing their sleeping cars on this blog. Until I am adopted by the Trump family or until I win the Powerball jackpot, I will keep sleeping in my coach seat - LOL.
I agree that it is a lot more relaxing to have a glass (or two) of wine on the train and letting someone else do the driving...
1 year ago on The Truth About Sleeping in Coach Overnight
@CliffordCarlso2 Indeed. Based on this list of 'Travel Tracks,' one would think that passenger rail service is limited to people under the age of 21. LOL
1 year ago on Top 10 Songs for Your Train Ride
What? No Railway Jam by St. Etienne? smh ;-)
Better safe than sorry!
1 year ago on What are Heat Restrictions?
@KristaKimba I am with you about the price of getting a sleeper room. It would be cheaper to go through the hassle of flying than it would to get a sleeper room. I don't mind sleeping in my coach seat or, as I did on a trip to California from Florida, snoozing in the observation car...
1 year ago on Inside a Long-Distance Train Bedroom
I have always been pleased by the dining car menu. One day, I will have to splurge on a sleeper car when I take a long distance trip to enjoy some complimentary meals.
1 year ago on Midnight Train to Georgia with #AmtrakGram
I have to get back on the Downeaster next time I go to Maine. I love Concord Coach Lines, but missed taking the train from Boston to Maine this past July...
1 year ago on Crew is ‘Maine’ Attraction on Downeaster
What, no Downeaster? Just sayin' :-)
1 year ago on Top 10 Highest Growing Amtrak Routes
Amtrak deserves props for the outlets at their seats. For the cost of a plane ticket, passengers should not have to worry about their cell phone losing its charge. Amtrak FTW!
1 year ago on Go Girl! And Take These 5 Accessories with You
I don't mind sleeping in my seat as the sleeper car berths cost an arm and a leg.
1 year ago on A Weekend Blitz on the Silver Meteor
I set up a petition on the White House web site. I hope to get 25,000 signatures ASAP!
1 year, 8 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/12/26/flournoy_for_secdef